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With a mix of film theory and pop culture criticism, CineMatters looks at the way modern movies treat contemporary American social issues. Some of these reviews were originally published in my monthly Cinematters column for The Baltimore View, which ran from Spring 2004 to Fall 2005.


The Social Network (2010)

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

Rachel Getting Married (2008)

Beowulf (2007)

Disturbia (2007)

300 (2006)

Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)

The Maryland Film Festival: Animated Shorts (2005)

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

Four Biopics (2004)

The Incredibles (2004)

Primer (2004)

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Open Water (2004)

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

The Passion of The Christ (2004)

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)


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